Dr. Rowland is a licensed Environmental Engineer who holds a Ph.D. in Urban Studies/Environmental Economics. A Georgist scholar, mentored by emeritus professor Daniel W. Bromley (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Dr. Rowland lectures and writes about land value taxation from an institutional-capitalist economic point of view. His areas of study include: infrastructure management, natural resource economics, ecosystem science, and pollution-remediation engineering. Rowland is the author of two ASTM standards (on the beneficial use of solid waste landfills and urban infrastructure) and currently assisting with the creation of an international standard on the Circular Economy.
Recent papers include Cooperative Economics, Endogenous Resilience, Resilient Governance, the Economics of COVID-19, Zero-Price Land available here.